Samuel Sherwood (New York)
Samuel Sherwood (April 24, 1779 - October 31, 1862) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Kingsbury, Washington County, he completed preparatory studies, began the study of law at the age of fifteen in Kingston, Ulster County, and in 1798 moved to Delhi, Delaware County, where he continued his legal studies. He was admitted to the bar in 1800 and practiced in Delhi.
Sherwood was elected as a Federalist to the Thirteenth Congress (March 4, 1813 to March 3, 1815). He was not a candidate for renomination to the Fourteenth Congress and resumed the practice of his profession in Delhi and in New York City, where he moved in 1830. He retired from active practice in 1858 and in 1862 died in New York City. Interment was in Woodland Cemetery, Delhi.
- Samuel Sherwood (New York) at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
-  Obituary in the New York Times
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th congressional district